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  1. Content type: Research

    Since 2006, “snus” smokeless tobacco has been sold in the U.S.. However, U.S. Smokeless Tobacco (USST) and Swedish Match developed and marketed pouched moist snuff tobacco (MST) since 1973.

    Authors: Yogi H. Hendlin, Jessica R. Veffer, M. Jane Lewis and Pamela M. Ling

    Citation: Tobacco Induced Diseases 2017 15:46

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  2. Content type: Short report

    General political views are rarely considered when discussing public support for tobacco control policies and tobacco use. The aim of this study was to explore potential associations between political views, s...

    Authors: Filippos T. Filippidis, Charis Girvalaki, Enkeleint-Aggelos Mechili and Constantine I. Vardavas

    Citation: Tobacco Induced Diseases 2017 15:45

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    Workplace smoking cessation (SC) intervention is effective in increasing quit rate but little was known about the factors associated with voluntary SC promotion. Comprehensive smoke-free legislation, including...

    Authors: Man Ping Wang, William Ho Cheung Li, Yi Nam Suen, Ka Ching Cheung, Oi Sze Lau, Tai Hing Lam and Sophia Siu Chee Chan

    Citation: Tobacco Induced Diseases 2017 15:44

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    In chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD), weakness and muscle mass loss of the quadriceps muscle has been demonstrated to predict survival and mortality rates of patients. Tumor necrosis factor (TNF)-li...

    Authors: Jun-Juan Lu, Qing Wang, Li Hua Xie, Qiang Zhang and Sheng Hua Sun

    Citation: Tobacco Induced Diseases 2017 15:43

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    We investigated the relationship between receptivity to electronic cigarette (e-cigarette) advertisements at baseline and e-cigarette use at follow-up among adult baseline non-users of cigarettes and e-cigaret...

    Authors: Israel T. Agaku, Kevin Davis, Deesha Patel, Paul Shafer, Shanna Cox, William Ridgeway and Brian A. King

    Citation: Tobacco Induced Diseases 2017 15:42

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    Several health organizations have adopted the 5A’s brief intervention model (Ask, Advise, Assess, Assist, Arrange), based on evidence-based guidelines for smoking cessation. We examine individual, cognitive, b...

    Authors: C. Martínez, Y. Castellano, A. Andrés, M. Fu, L. Antón, M. Ballbè, P. Fernández, S. Cabrera, A. Riccobene, E. Gavilan, A. Feliu, A. Baena, M. Margalef and E. Fernández

    Citation: Tobacco Induced Diseases 2017 15:41

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    Most states in the U.S. permit hotels to allow smoking in some guest rooms, and only five (Indiana, Michigan, North Dakota, Vermont, and Wisconsin) require that all hotel and motel rooms be 100% smoke-free (St...

    Authors: Joy M. Zakarian, Penelope J. E. Quintana, Carl H. Winston and Georg E. Matt

    Citation: Tobacco Induced Diseases 2017 15:40

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  8. Content type: Research

    Peripheral arterial stiffness gives rise to the high prevalence of peripheral arterial disease (PAD). It is necessary to conduct a large-scale study in Chinese community-dwelling population to clarify the rela...

    Authors: Shihui Fu, Qixian Wu, Leiming Luo and Ping Ye

    Citation: Tobacco Induced Diseases 2017 15:39

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  9. Content type: Research

    Chronic pancreatitis (CP) is a long-term inflammatory disease affecting the pancreas. No studies are currently available associating cigarette smoking with CP in Chinese mainland population. This study aims to...

    Authors: Yamin Lai, Hong Yang, Wei Han, Tao Guo, Hong Lv, Jingnan Li and Jia-Ming Qian

    Citation: Tobacco Induced Diseases 2017 15:38

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  10. Content type: Research

    The use of e-cigarettes has increased during the past few years. Exposure to e-cigarette liquids, whether intentional or accidental, may lead to adverse events our aim was to assess factors associated with e-c...

    Authors: Constantine I. Vardavas, Charis Girvalaki, Filippos T Filippidis, Mare Oder, Ruth Kastanje, Irma de Vries, Lies Scholtens, Anita Annas, Silvia Plackova, Rajka Turk, Laima Gruzdyte, Fátima Rato, Dieter Genser, Helmut Schiel, Andrea Balázs, Elaine Donohoe…

    Citation: Tobacco Induced Diseases 2017 15:36

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  11. Content type: Research

    Findings on smoking among pregnant women were mostly from high income countries and were rarely from China. This study aimed to estimate the prevalence of smoking and its influencing factors among pregnant wom...

    Authors: Xianglong Xu, Yunshuang Rao, Lianlian Wang, Sheng Liu, Jeff J. Guo, Manoj Sharma and Yong Zhao

    Citation: Tobacco Induced Diseases 2017 15:35

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  12. Content type: Research

    Epidemiological evidence on the relationship between smoking and secondhand smoke (SHS) exposure and depressive symptoms during pregnancy has been limited. The present cross-sectional study examined this issue...

    Authors: Yuri Kawasaki, Yoshihiro Miyake, Keiko Tanaka, Shinya Furukawa and Masashi Arakawa

    Citation: Tobacco Induced Diseases 2017 15:34

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  13. Content type: Research

    Korean Americans are known for a high smoking prevalence within the Asian American population. This study examined the effects of acculturation and depression on Korean Americans’ smoking cessation and abstine...

    Authors: Sun S Kim, Hua Fang, Kunsook Bernstein, Zhaoyang Zhang, Joseph DiFranza, Douglas Ziedonis and Jeroan Allison

    Citation: Tobacco Induced Diseases 2017 15:33

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  14. Content type: Research

    A recent study found lower self-reported prevalence of tobacco smoking in a peri-urban area of Lima, Peru than previously reported in urban samples. These regions encompass substantial proportions of Peru’s po...

    Authors: Brooks W. Morgan, Kathryn M. Leifheit, Karina M. Romero, Robert H. Gilman, Antonio Bernabe-Ortiz, J. Jaime Miranda, Harold I. Feldman, John J. Lima and William Checkley

    Citation: Tobacco Induced Diseases 2017 15:32

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  15. Content type: Research

    Previous reports have shown that physicians who smoke underestimate the effects of smoking on health and this influences their practice. This study was designed to investigate the views of Estonian physicians ...

    Authors: Kersti Pärna, Mariliis Põld and Inge Ringmets

    Citation: Tobacco Induced Diseases 2017 15:31

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  16. Content type: Research

    Evidence regarding the independent and additive effects of both pre- and postnatal smoking exposure on the risk of wheeze in children is limited. The purpose of this prospective pregnancy birth cohort study wa...

    Authors: Keiko Tanaka, Yoshihiro Miyake, Shinya Furukawa and Masashi Arakawa

    Citation: Tobacco Induced Diseases 2017 15:30

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  17. Content type: Research

    Waterpipe and cigarette smoking have been found to be associated with each other as cigarette smokers were more likely to be waterpipe users than non-cigarette smokers. Also, waterpipe smokers were likely to b...

    Authors: Naif H. Alanazi, Jerry W. Lee, Hildemar Dos Santos, Jayakaran S. Job and Khaled Bahjri

    Citation: Tobacco Induced Diseases 2017 15:29

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  18. Content type: Research

    Evidence on the interrelations between cigarette smoking and a cluster of lifestyle behaviors is scarce for the Chinese youth population. This study is conducted to identify the associations between cigarette ...

    Authors: Meng Wang, Hao Wang, Fang-Rong Fei, Chun-Xiao Xu, Xiao-Fu Du and Jie-Ming Zhong

    Citation: Tobacco Induced Diseases 2017 15:27

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  19. Content type: Research

    Use of tobacco has become one of the major causes of premature deaths in most developing countries, including Bangladesh. The poorest and most disadvantaged populations, such as those living in slums, are cons...

    Authors: Nusrat Nausheen Khandker, Tuhin Biswas, Abdullah Nurus Salam Khan, Enamul Hasib and Lal B Rawal

    Citation: Tobacco Induced Diseases 2017 15:26

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  20. Content type: Review

    Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) is a progressive disorder that makes the breathing difficult and is characterized by pathological conditions ranging from chronic inflammation to tissue proteolysis...

    Authors: Vahideh Ghorani, Mohammad Hossein Boskabady, Mohammad Reza Khazdair and Majid Kianmeher

    Citation: Tobacco Induced Diseases 2017 15:25

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  21. Content type: Research

    The Word Health Organization’s Framework Convention on Tobacco Control calls on parties to implement evidenced-based tobacco control policies, which includes Article 8 (protect the public from exposure to toba...

    Authors: Steven Ndugwa Kabwama, Daniel Kadobera, Sheila Ndyanabangi, Kellen Namusisi Nyamurungi, Shannon Gravely, Lindsay Robertson and David Guwatudde

    Citation: Tobacco Induced Diseases 2017 15:24

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  22. Content type: Short report

    The objective of this study is to assess anxiety, depression and panic disorders among patients diagnosed with COPD and to investigate their correlation with disease severity, quality of life as well as tobacc...

    Authors: Oana Irinel Pascal, Antigona Carmen Trofor, Lucia Maria Lotrean, Dumitru Filipeanu and Letitia Trofor

    Citation: Tobacco Induced Diseases 2017 15:23

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  23. Content type: Research

    Awareness and use of electronic cigarettes has rapidly increased among U.S. adults. The aim of this study was to examine awareness and likeability of e-cigarette print advertisements in a national sample of yo...

    Authors: Jessica M. Rath, Lyubov Teplitskaya, Valerie F. Williams, Jennifer L. Pearson, Donna M. Vallone and Andrea C. Villanti

    Citation: Tobacco Induced Diseases 2017 15:22

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  24. Content type: Research

    In the Fit2Quit randomised controlled trial, insufficiently-active adult cigarette smokers who contacted Quitline for support to quit smoking were randomised to usual Quitline support or to also receive ≤10 fa...

    Authors: William Leung, Vaughan Roberts, Louisa G. Gordon, Christopher Bullen, Hayden McRobbie, Harry Prapavessis, Yannan Jiang and Ralph Maddison

    Citation: Tobacco Induced Diseases 2017 15:21

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  25. Content type: Research

    Tobacco use is the leading cause of preventable death in Canada and the world. Despite documented decreases in the prevalence of smoking in Canada, increases in flavoured tobacco use by its youth poses a serio...

    Authors: Yelena Bird, Jennifer May, Chijioke Nwankwo, Razi Mahmood and John Moraros

    Citation: Tobacco Induced Diseases 2017 15:20

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  26. Content type: Short report

    Despite existing legislation, a large proportion of the European Union (EU) population is exposed to occupational secondhand smoke (SHS). The aim of this study was to explore associations between occupational ...

    Authors: Nikita B. Rajani, Iris T. Vlachantoni, Constantine I. Vardavas and Filippos T. Filippidis

    Citation: Tobacco Induced Diseases 2017 15:19

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  27. Content type: Research

    Immigrants often experience economic hardship in their host country and tend to belong to economically disadvantaged groups. Individuals of lower socioeconomic status tend to be more sensitive to cigarette pri...

    Authors: Aimei Mao, Joan L. Bottorff, John L. Oliffe, Gayl Sarbit and Mary T. Kelly

    Citation: Tobacco Induced Diseases 2017 15:18

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  28. Content type: Research

    The tobacco epidemic in the U.S. has matured in the past decade. However, due to rapidly changing social policy and commercial environments, tailored prevention and interventions are needed to support further ...

    Authors: Zinan Yi, Maria E. Mayorga, Kristen Hassmiller Lich and Jennifer L. Pearson

    Citation: Tobacco Induced Diseases 2017 15:17

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  29. Content type: Research

    Smokers with airway obstruction are at a higher risk of lung cancer than smokers without airway obstruction. Inflammation plays a key role in lung carcinogenesis. This single-center study prospectively assessed (...

    Authors: Siegfried Wieshammer and Jens Dreyhaupt

    Citation: Tobacco Induced Diseases 2017 15:16

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  30. Content type: Research

    Study results have shown that chronic exposure to cigarette smoke affects the taste function in humans. However, neither the quantitative impact on taste sensitivity nor the time-course of taste recovery on st...

    Authors: Fabrice Chéruel, Marta Jarlier and Hélène Sancho-Garnier

    Citation: Tobacco Induced Diseases 2017 15:15

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  31. Content type: Research

    Despite the rising health and safety concerns of e-cigarettes, a universal e-cigarette testing method is still in its early developmental stage. The aim of this study was to develop an e-liquid Reference Mater...

    Authors: Jeffrey J. Kim, Nicole Sabatelli, Wojtek Tutak, Anthony Giuseppetti, Stanislav Frukhtbeyn, Ian Shaffer, Joshua Wilhide, Denis Routkevitch and John M. Ondov

    Citation: Tobacco Induced Diseases 2017 15:14

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  32. Content type: Research

    The exposure of young adults to electronic cigarette (e-cigarette) advertisements has risen rapidly. E-cigarette ads have been shown to increase short term perceived acceptability of using e-cigarettes in plac...

    Authors: Benjamin Reinhold, Rebecca Fischbein, Surya Sruthi Bhamidipalli, Jennifer Bryant and Deric R. Kenne

    Citation: Tobacco Induced Diseases 2017 15:13

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  33. Content type: Research

    As type 2 diabetes (T2D) patients have a high risk for coronary heart disease (CHD) and all-cause mortality and smoking is a major single risk factor for total and CHD mortality, it is important to understand ...

    Authors: Noël C. Barengo, Yvonne Teuschl, Vladislav Moltchanov, Tiina Laatikainen, Pekka Jousilahti and Jaakko Tuomilehto

    Citation: Tobacco Induced Diseases 2017 15:12

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  34. Content type: Research

    Within the context of the support program for smoking cessation, initiated by the Turkish Ministry of Health in 2011, those who present at ‘smoking cessation’ centres and are found to be suitable for pharmacol...

    Authors: Ali Ramazan Benli, Selman Erturhan, Muhammet Ali Oruc, Pinar Kalpakci, Didem Sunay and Yeltekin Demirel

    Citation: Tobacco Induced Diseases 2017 15:10

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  35. Content type: Research

    A multitude of studies have revealed that smoking is a learned behaviour during adolescence and efforts to reduce the incidence of smoking has been identified as long-term measures to curb the smoking menace. ...

    Authors: Kuang Hock Lim, Hui Li Lim, Chien Huey Teh, Chee Cheong Kee, Yi Yi Khoo, Shubash Shander Ganapathy, Miaw Yn Jane Ling, Sumarni Mohd Ghazali and Eng Ong Tee

    Citation: Tobacco Induced Diseases 2017 15:9

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  36. Content type: Research

    In Spain, the Law 28/2005, which came into effect on January 2006, was a turning point in smoking regulation and prevention, serving as a guarantee for the progress of future strategies in the direction marked...

    Authors: Jaime Pinilla and Ignacio Abásolo

    Citation: Tobacco Induced Diseases 2017 15:8

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  37. Content type: Research

    One third of Bahraini adult males and 7.0% of females use all types of tobacco. The prevalence rates of cigarette and shisha smoking are 11.0 and 6.0%, respectively. Tobacco cessation programs are essential to he...

    Authors: Randah Ribhi Hamadeh, Jamil Ahmed, Maha Al-Kawari and Sharifa Bucheeri

    Citation: Tobacco Induced Diseases 2017 15:7

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  38. Content type: Research

    The Cancer Registry of Crete is a regional population database that collects cancer morbidity/mortality data along with several risk factors. The current study assessed the geographical variation of lung cance...

    Authors: D. Sifaki-Pistolla, C. Lionis, V. Georgoulias, P. Kyriakidis, F. Koinis, S. Aggelaki and N. Tzanakis

    Citation: Tobacco Induced Diseases 2017 15:6

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  39. Content type: Research

    Substance use and mental health are robustly associated with smoking and poor cessation outcomes, but not often examined in combination with menthol cigarette smoking, which is also associated with lower quit ...

    Authors: Amy Cohn, Amanda Johnson, Jennifer Pearson, Shyanika Rose, Sarah Ehlke, Ollie Ganz and Raymond Niaura

    Citation: Tobacco Induced Diseases 2017 15:5

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  40. Content type: Research

    Similarly to secondhand smoke (SHS), thirdhand smoke (THS) beliefs may be correlated with smoking behaviors and smokefree policies in the home. Thus, there is a need to develop and validate measures to assess ...

    Authors: Regine Haardörfer, Carla J. Berg, Cam Escoffery, Łucja T. Bundy, Melbourne Hovell and Michelle C. Kegler

    Citation: Tobacco Induced Diseases 2017 15:4

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  41. Content type: Research

    Tobacco-free school environment as well as non-smoking teachers and school personnel provide positive role models for children and young people. In Poland, smoking should be banned in colleges, schools, educat...

    Authors: Dorota Kaleta, Kinga Polańska, Adam Rzeźnicki, Włodzimierz Stelmach and Piotr Wojtysiak

    Citation: Tobacco Induced Diseases 2017 15:3

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  42. Content type: Short report

    Initiating tobacco use in adolescence increases the risk of nicotine dependence and continued smoking. Physician screening for tobacco use increases the odds of physicians intervening with patients who smoke; ...

    Authors: Lauren Collins, Sabrina L. Smiley, Rakiya A. Moore, Amanda L. Graham and Andrea C. Villanti

    Citation: Tobacco Induced Diseases 2017 15:2

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  43. Content type: Research

    Deaths due to tobacco consumption are on the rise, from 5.4 million in 2005 to 6.4 million in 2015 and 8.3 million in 2030 of which more than 80% will be in developing countries. Smokeless tobacco use is a sig...

    Authors: Edao Sinba Etu, Desta Hiko Gemeda and Mamusha Aman Hussen

    Citation: Tobacco Induced Diseases 2017 15:1

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  44. Content type: Research

    Although observational data suggest that men’s attempts and behavior at quitting smoking are often stimulated during their spouses’ pregnancy, few studies have systematically examined this phenomenon.

    Authors: Hao Yin, Xiao Chen, Pinpin Zheng, Michelle Kegler, Qinfeng Shen and Biao Xu

    Citation: Tobacco Induced Diseases 2016 14:39

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  45. Content type: Research

    Selling of tobacco products to minors has been banned since 1996 by the tobacco control law in Turkey. However, it is also important for the public to support practices that prevent the access of tobacco produ...

    Authors: H. Ozcebe, N. Bilir, E. Inal, H. Unlu, E. Beser, G. Can, E. D. Evci Kiraz, P. Okyay, D. Arslantas, F. Abacigil, V. Senol, E. Turhan, S. Gokgoz, E. O. Calıkoglu and Z. Kocan

    Citation: Tobacco Induced Diseases 2016 14:38

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  46. Content type: Research

    Lack of smoking cessation education in undergraduate medical training hinders healthcare professionals in providing adequate tobacco cessation counselling.

    Authors: Kurosch Purkabiri, Valentina Steppacher, Kathrin Bernardy, Nikola Karl, Verena Vedder, Michèle Borgmann, Anja Rogausch, Uz Stammberger, Robert Bals, Tobias Raupach, Volker Koellner and Jürg Hamacher

    Citation: Tobacco Induced Diseases 2016 14:37

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  47. Content type: Review

    Oral cancer is second most common cancer in Pakistan and one of the major contributing factors to its high incidence is smokeless tobacco (SLT) use. 5.3% of Pakistan’s youth are current SLT users. The World He...

    Authors: Zohaib Khan

    Citation: Tobacco Induced Diseases 2016 14:36

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